Peter

41 Flips | 5 Magazines | 28 Likes | 1 Following | @petes85 | Keep up with Peter on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Peter”

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in Times Square. But aside from making me shun …

How to Turn Pot Roast into a Month's Worth of Sunday Dinners (& Then Some)

Beef pot roast is a wonderful thing: With little more than time, you transform a relatively inexpensive hunk of meat and a handful of ingredients into a meltingly tender, satisfying dish. But why limit yourself to thinking of pot roast as an end? <b>Instead, approach it as a beginning to a series of</b> …

Neutral parenting would encourage more girls to be scientists and engineers - top private school headteacher

If little girl wants to spend time in a fireman's outfit, 'that is to be encouraged', says mother of three girls<p>The head of a top girls’ boarding school whose alumni include Princess Alexandra and Sienna Miller says gender neutral parenting would encourage girls to be scientists and engineers.<p>Jo …

Why Emma Watson Is Taking a Year Off from Acting

“It’s a really cool period of time for me.”<p><b>Emma Watson</b> is one of the busiest actresses in Hollywood. Between starring in the live-action adaptation of <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> and working tirelessly as U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador, the Ivy-League-educated <i>Harry Potter</i> alum was also appointed as a …

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

How to: The Pour Over

A step-by-step video<p>Not too heavy and not too light, the pour-over produces a cup of coffee that in Starbucks partner Chris Smith’s words, “is just …

Coffee

17 Foods That Should Absolutely Be Taco'ed

All that's left to do now is secure some A+ tortillas.<p>The only thing standing between you and a 24/7/365 taco diet is infinite choice in fillings. These recipes get it. Now all you'll need is stacks on stacks on stacks of perfect tortillas.

How to Prep and Cook Jicama

Scrub them, peel them, then slice and enjoy them in anything from crispy salads to creamy guacamole. Here are seven excellent recipes that will …

Food

20 Quick Meat Recipes Because You Need Some Food, Stat

These meat recipes are for when you need to get dinner on the table... fast.<p><b>We get it</b>—you don't always have time for a slow-cooked meat dish, or you don't always think ahead to marinate something a day in advance. Guess what: We don't either. These 20 recipes are for those times: when you just …

Calling All Cooks: How I Stocked My First Kitchen

<i>Last month, I asked for your advice for stocking my first kitchen from scratch. Today, I'm sharing some of your best advice and the kitchen it helped create.</i><p>Last month, I moved into my first real kitchen and faced the daunting task of stocking the entire thing from scratch. Luckily, when I …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

15 (New! Exciting!) Ways to Season Grilled Chicken

Make your grilled chicken better by doctoring it up with one of these 15 seasoning ideas. From Japanese spice blends to fish sauce, your bird is about to get a whole lot better.<p>Grilled chicken doesn't <i>need</i> much more than salt, pepper, and a little char. But hey—when were we ever ones to settle for …

In pictures: the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

On 6 August 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima in Japan that killed some 135,000 people. Three days later, on 9 August, a …

The 5 Pastas Your Should Always Have in Your Pantry

<i>Today: Former Top Chef contestant and chef Fabio Viviani shares with us the five pastas that are always in his pantry—and should be in yours, too.</i><p>When Fabio Viviani visited our offices this past winter, he had a thing or two to say about cilantro.<p>"I HATE cilantro," he told us in his thick Italian …

Yes, It's Possible to Screw Up a Hot Dog. Here's How Not To

This cookout staple is so easy to make, it's impossible to screw up…right? Here's how to cook a hot dog—the correct way.<p>Cooking up a proper hot dog isn't rocket science, but it's not a fool-proof endeavor, either. From burst casings to the wrong condiments, these are the most common hot dog crimes. …

These Unreal Engine 4 Scenes Are Unbelievably Realistic

Unreal Engine 4, the game engine from Epic Games that's behind titles like EVE: Valkyrie and Street Fighter 5, has been used to create some amazing projects. New scenes from a UE user, however, might just be the most photorealistic.<p>User Koola posted a couple of screenshots and a short video from an …

Calling All Cooks: How Should I Stock My First Kitchen?

<i>Calling all home cooks! I just moved into a new apartment with a tiny, empty kitchen—my first! What kitchen equipment should I start out with, and how should I decorate?</i><p><i><br>My new kitchen is either "a sink with a mini-fridge" or "a culinary palace," depending on how much time you've spent living in</i> …

4th of July Central

Food

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week from around the web: Baked squash pasta, rhubarb chutney, a rosemary-ginger Collins, and other recipes to help you take on your CSA …

Life of the Week: Napoleon Bonaparte

We look back at the life and career of one of history’s greatest military leaders...<p><b>Born:</b> 15 August 1769, in Corsica<p><b>Died:</b> 5 May 1821, on the Atlantic …

15 Free Online Resources That Will Make You Smarter

Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for free, high-quality, educational resources online has only continued to grow in the past few years.<p>Below are some of the resources available to learn more about marketing, entrepreneurship, …

How to Stop Procrastinating in 3 Minutes With One Simple Question

Feeling stuck right now? Learn the simple question that will pull you out of any time-wasting slump and kick your butt into gear<p>I have a confession to make: I waited until the very last minute to write this column. I had a lot of excuses (I'm not feeling well, it's cold, I'm tired, I have a lot …

Procrastination

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/26/1422280529297/87c46f20-f20a-46e4-81ed-e0170d19ce79-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …

frankbauer

Four ways to become a happier gamer, and person, in 2015

2014 was the year I got serious about happiness.<p>It was a strange thing to look at my life and realize how rarely I was happy. I'm making a good living as a writer, which has always been my dream. I have a wonderful family, and we all have our health. It felt like I had hit all the necessary …

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

How to Cook Tacos Any Night of the Week, Without a Recipe

Tacos aren't just for Tuesday. Here's how to pull together the perfect taco, using pantry staples and a little weeknight savvy<p>Taco Tuesday is one of our favorite days. But you know what we like just as much? Taco Wednesday. And Thursday. By following a few simple guidelines and stocking your pantry …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Our Essential Potato Recipes

Mashed, baked, or roasted‚ potatoes are great pretty much every way<p>The potato is the ultimate multi-purpose versatile side dish (or a main dish; …

Cooking